Above, School Board member Linda Owen, 9th District, addresses a small group attending the ceremony on the site of the former Elkhardt Middle School at 6300 Hull St. Road, while, right, Rose Ferguson, principal at George Mason Elementary School in the East End, hugs Superintendent Jason Kamras during that ceremony. All three schools are to be completed by the fall of 2020.
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Groundbreaking: RPS and city officials celebrate the start of construction of 3 new city schools
It was a day for smiles, celebration and looking to the future Wednesday as Mayor Levar M. Stoney, Richmond Schools Superintendent Jason Kamras and elected city and School Board officials broke ground for three new city schools.